Biography

Ann Saul is an independent scholar specializing in the works of Camille Pissarro. She is the author of Abstract Pissarro (2019) and Pissarro’s Places (2013). Pissarro’s Places was the only English-language book associated with the Festival Normandie Impressionniste in 2013.

Ann has spent more than three decades researching the work of Pissarro, visiting all the places he painted except Venezuela. She was also a volunteer at the Art Institute of Chicago, a Docent at the Terra Museum of Art (now closed), and a Guide at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Her blog on Pissarro, artbookannex, (artbookannex.com) has had nearly 40,000 views.

Professionally, Ann was a medical writer, first in public relations at Edelman and later for pharmaceutical companies. She has a B.S. Ed. from Mississippi College and completed additional studies at the University of Louisville. After several years living in Paris, she is now a resident of Philadelphia.

Harvesting Potatoes, Pontoise, 1874, Private collection, PDRS 360. by French Impressionist artist, Camille Pissarro

Harvesting Potatoes, Pontoise, 1874, Private collection, PDRS 360.

The Flock of Sheep, Eragny, 1888, Private collection, PDRS 860. by French Impressionist artist, Camille Pissarro

The Flock of Sheep, Eragny, 1888, Private collection, PDRS 860.

Village Scene, Women Chatting, 1863, Private collection, PDRS 70 by French Impressionist artist, Camille Pissarro

Village Scene, Women Chatting, 1863, Private collection, PDRS 70